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WHUT
Nov 16, 2012 7:30am EST
campaign starts on the 4th. >>> the fate of some major economic and energy policies planned under the noda administration is now up in the air following the dissolution of the lower house. the diet won't be able to consider these policies until after a new administration is sworn in following the general election. noda's government decided last month to spend nearly $5 billion trying to get the struggling economy going again. on friday, the prime minister instructed his cabinet to draw a new stimulus package by the end of this month. noda said he would want his ministers to consider financing this new package partly through reserve funds totaling some $11 billion left in the budget for this fiscal year. his administration was planning to get the rest of the necessary money from a supplementary budget it was hoping to put together. now it's anyone's guess what will happen to these plans under an incoming administration. >>> economic policy is not the only thing that is facing an uncertain future. so are plans for energy. in september the government mapped out new energy measures. t
WHUT
Nov 13, 2012 7:30am EST
good. >>> international energy agency leaders have lowered their growth forecast for nuclear power generation. some governments are starting to reduce their reliance on the energy source. last year's iea report stated nuclear power generation could grow by 70% from 2010 levels, but this year the organization expects 58% growth by 2035. agency officials say last year's accident at japan's fukushima daiichi power plant is a factor for germany and switzerland's reducing independence on atomic energy. they also expect power generation from renewable sources like wind and solar to increase to about one-third of the world's total out put by 2035. >>> countries that catch blue fin tuna are trying to determine how much is too much. they're meeting in morocco to set quotas for this endangered fish. japanese consume 80% of the global catch. they eve watched stocks bounce back. they're wondering if it's time to cast their nets wider again. nhk world's virginie pinon reports. >> reporter: this is the main fishing port in the country where tuna is exported to japan. it's here that the future of
PBS
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
has already begun. the agency says the u.s. will be nearly self-sufficient in energy by 2035. that's due to an expected surge in production of shale gas. a type of natural gas trapped in under ground rock. america relies on it for 20% of import needs. now let's get a check on the markets. the yen is losing ground slightly against the dollar and the euro. dollar/yen is changing hands at 79.57 and the euro/yen is quoted at 100.99 to 104. debt stricken greece could get bail out funds. share prices are rising slightly in tokyo. this morning the index stands at 8,695. that's up about two-tenths of a percent. the index fell six days in a row. investors are now buying back mainly export related issues. >>> other markets in special regions. the kospi is down about.14%. the people who will made japanese money, the operators of the national mint are pitching their services to overseas government. the first customer looks like being bangladesh. officials are expecting to receive the order soon for 500 million bangladesh's coins. they are made of stainless steel and worth about three cents. othe
PBS
Nov 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
trade deficit in september. sharp falls in exports to the eu and china and higher energy exports dragged down the trade balance. the deficit came to about $6 billion. exports amounted to about $64 billion.10.5%. imports were up 4.5% to $70 billion. manufacturing activity in japan declined in september. orders for machinery fell for the second straight month. cabinet office officials say the value of september orders received by major machinery makerers was $8.6 billion, down 4.3% in yen terms from the previous month. these numbers exclude volatile orders for ships and electric utilities. that's all for business news for this hour. i will leave you with a recap of the region's markets. >>> we're going back to china now. members of the country's ruling communist party have opened their congress. they're starting a process that will involve plenty of discussion and deal-making resulting in a major leadership transition. this is a live look inside the great hall of the people in beijing. more than 2,000 representatives have gathered from across the country. members convene every five
WHUT
Nov 8, 2012 7:30am EST
. sharp falls in exports to the eu and china are higher. energy imports dragged down by the trade balance. the deficit came to about $6 billion. exports amounted to about $64 billion. that's down 10.5%. imports were up 4.5% to $70 billion. the cabinet office officials say workers have become more pessimistic about their businesses. the sentiment index for october dropped for the third straight month. it fell 2.2 points to 39 points. the officials attribute the drop to tense relations with china and the subsequent decline of chinese tourists and japanese exports to china. also taking a toll was a slowdown in auto sales after the end of government subsidies for buyers of eco-friendly cars. >>> the number of corporate bankruptcies in october went up for a second straight month. a private research firm says 961 companies went under with debts of more than 10 million yen. that's up 6% compared to a year ago. the researcher says the worsening performance at leading tv and mobile phone-makers led to the failure of smaller enterprises that do business with them. soaring fuel prices also caused so
KCSMMHZ
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
islands in the east china sea flared up again. >>> the fate of some major economic and energy policies planned under the noda administration is now up in the air following the dissolution of the lower house. the diet won't be able to consider these policies until after a new administration is sworn in following the general election. noda's government decided last month to spend nearly $5 billion trying to get the struggling economy going again. and on friday, the prime minister instructed his cabinet to draft a new stimulus package by the end of this month. noda said he would want his ministers to consider financing this new package partly through reserve funds totaling some $11 billion left in the budget for this fiscal year. his administration was planning to get the rest of the necessary money from a supplementary budget it was hoping to put together. now it's anyone's guess what will happen to these plans under an incoming administration. economic policy not the only thing that is facing an uncertain future. so are plans for energy. in september, the government mapped out
KCSMMHZ
Nov 14, 2012 6:00am PST
december 16. >> translator: the economy and energy will be part of the focus of the election. our party will make a manifesto and convey our position to voters. i will explain it to the people after i dissolve the lower house on friday. >> the leadup to the decision played out on wednesday. the prime minister said he was ready to dissolve the lower house if the ldp committed to reducing the number of seats in the house by 234ex year. officials campaigning for the general elections starts on may 4. >> translator: lawmakers don't really care, but the people, the prime minister changes like a resolving door. it's better to give the younger generation a chance another leadership. >> prompted the prime minister to act? making te i . >> there's a big disparity in -- he had fwho executions left. but it took some time >> the lead-up to the decision played out in the diet. abe pointed out the prime minister promised in august to call a general election soon if the diet passed bills related to social security and tax reform. abe said the ldp kept its part of the deal and helped the bills be
KCSMMHZ
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am PST
down for good. >>> international energy agency leaders have lowered their growth forecast for nuclear power generation. some governments are starting to reduce their reliance on the energy source. last year's iea report stated nuclear power generation could grow by 70% from 2010 levels. but this year, the organization expects 58% growth by 2035. agency officials say last year's accident at japan's fukushima daiichi nuclear power plant is a factor for germany and switzerland to reduce dependence on atomic energy. they also expect power generation from renewable sources like wind and solar to increase to about one-third of the world's total output by 2035. >>> many countries are now seeking to diversify their energy sources. industry ministry officials in japan are aiming to launch the world's first futures trading market for liquefied natural gas. they hope to put it into effect by march 2014 to bring down lng prices. japanese imports of liquefied natural gas have surged since the fukushima daiichi power plant accident led to shutdowns of all but two reactors in the country. an
KCSMMHZ
Nov 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
energy to japan. i hope you will join our efforts to win a bid to host the 2020 olympics. >> the tokyo bidding committee is concerned about the low level of public support for the capital's bid. the international olympic committee plans to choose the winner in september next year. >>> thousands of people turned out in taipei, taiwan on sunday to show their enthusiasm for yoga exercises. a company that offers yoga courses in taiwan and hong kong organized the event. it attracted about 7,400 participants. they unfurled their mats in front of taiwan's presidential office. >> translator: i find yoga really relaxing. it helps to keep my flexible. >> it's a sure sign that yoga is gaining popularity among taiw taiwanese people. >> time to check the weather conditions around the world. she'll tell us about people in northern japan dealing with wet weather today. >> right, strong gusts, hail and some thunderstorms are in store in northern japan. we have a couple of systems that are going to be impacting the region throughout the day. waves had high in the western seaboards, about 4 to 5 meters.
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